Practical Modules: Rammed Earth

Part of a series of short videos made by a previous volunteer at CAT showing some of the materials and techniques studied during the practical modules on the Professional Diploma in Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies courses and the MSc Sustainability and Adaptation (and the built environment) course at CAT.

 

This video shows students using rammed earth techniques in construction. It includes:

Making rammed earth bricks

Making rammed earth walls and posts

Building an earth oven

Ramming techniques